vMix Upgrade – Version 18 (vMix 18)


vMix Version Upgrade

Upgrade your current vMix License to vMix 18

  • For vMix licenses older than one year.
  • Licenses less than one year old can upgrade for free. More info here.

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Feature Highlights

NDI – Network Device Interface support. See the NDI page for more information.
PTZ support for Web Enabled Panasonic, Sony and PTZ Optics cameras. Click here for supported camera information.
Web Browser input. Easily add web pages as inputs including sites with video and audio content.

User Interface

Categories now appear as tabs above the inputs row. Labels can be added by right clicking any category button.
Audio Mixer and Replay tabs now also appear above the inputs row
Substantial performance improvements when using a large number of inputs (50+)


New improved Audio Meters with large dynamic range (0 to -90db)
dB peak levels are now displayed by moving the mouse over a meter
Full Pre and Post audio meters including DB labels are available in the Audio Settings for each input
Audio Settings can be kept open for multiple inputs at a time for easy monitoring
New “Channel Mixer” added to every audio input allowing separate mixing of all input channels into the final 2 Channel Mix.
New Headphones volume level for every input, so that some sources can be removed from headphones without affecting Stream or Recording

Desktop Capture

Brand new vMix Desktop Capture utilising NDI
Supports game capture on Windows 8.1 and higher systems and 60fps support
Local desktop capture moved to dedicated tab under Add Input -> NDI / Desktop Capture
Local desktop capture uses GPU acceleration to provide full frame rate capture with minimal system resources


Streaming settings and Output Format are now both saved in Presets
When loading a preset with different resolution or frame rate, user will be prompted to confirm the changes


Added support for GIF animations via the Video Input
Added new Chroma Key presets to enable better initial quality without needing to adjust sliders
Image Input will now automatically adjust aspect ratio for files that do not match either 4:3 or 16:9.
Improved support for IP cameras with RTSP streaming, including support for more AAC audio formats.

External Output

Improved output performance with Blackmagic devices


Added reverse variations of transition effects


Gamepad and Joystick support added

Shortcuts / API

Updated API XML with audio meter levels and Fullscreen info
Added support for more than 100 inputs
Added functions for NDI and PTZ control


Added support for Value when using Triggers
Added support for triggering using audio levels


Added YouTube streaming provider
Added StreamShark streaming provider
Added Wowza Cloud streaming provider
vMix output resolution will now match the current streaming profile by default.
Added x264 preset options to Streaming Quality settings

Instant Replay

Added support for External 2 as a camera source in Instant Replay, in addition to Output
Added support for NDI sources


Added support for hardware accelerated HEVC / H265 recordings (where supported by graphics card)
Added H264 Main and High profiles to MP4 recording